The Moment Of Truth: How Does The Ghibli Diesel Compare To The Germans?

The Moment Of Truth: How Does The Ghibli Diesel Compare To The Germans?

Maserati has finally released detailed information about the diesel version of Ghibli, expected to the be best selling model on the European market. We have pitched it against it’s German competition to find out how does it compare. Just as an reminder: The Ghibli Diesel uses a Ferrari developed engine in two stages of tune, 270 HP and 250 HP, the latter only being offered on its domestic market. Like it’s German peers, the Ghibli has a 8-speed ZF gearbox, so there is virtually no comparison. We have chosen the most popular versions (and comparable by engine power) of the […]

Do Not Renew Your 5 Series/XF Lease Just Yet, Wait For The Ghibli

Do Not Renew Your 5 Series/XF Lease Just Yet, Wait For The Ghibli

fter months, even years of speculation, the Ghibli is finally here and it is hard not to get excited about it. For the first time in decades, Maserati has a worthy contender in one of the most competitive and profitable sectors around, the executive saloon market. Traditionally, the BMW 5 Series was the perennial benchmark, only to be challenged by the svelte Jaguar XF. Merc may have lost its steam, while the A6 is far too compromised to challenge both. And this is where the Ghibli should excel. The 5 Series, of course, is a fantastic car. It looks good, […]

Three Totally Unbiased, Relevant Reasons Why Should You Buy An Alfa Giulietta Over The Golf

Three Totally Unbiased, Relevant Reasons Why Should You Buy An Alfa Giulietta Over The Golf

Three Totally Unbiased, Relevant Reasons Why Should You Buy An Alfa Giulietta Over The Golf are discussed in this week’s column by Stjepan Sandor, covering one of the most important discussions in the automotive world these days. 1) Great engines Multiair turbo engines are clearly one of the best in business, with great soundtrack, sufficient power and good MPG values. And let us not forget the great Multijet engines that diesel lovers can enjoy. In fact, I’d say that Multijet diesels are one of the best (if not the best) in the industry. Don’t forget, Alfa Romeo has practically invented […]

We Need A New Fiat Punto, And We Need It Now

We Need A New Fiat Punto, And We Need It Now

The Fiat brand is synonymous with small cars. They are its bread and butter, the backbone of the company. So why is the Punto, the contender in one of the most profitable market segments so … 2005? Because it basically is that, almost a 9 year old design. There were some attempts to give it a sales boost but both failed to make a significant impact. And that Punto Evo episode was just so bad, it had almost ruined the car altogether. Still, you cannot say that Fiat hasn’t been trying. The latest redesign is spot on (it should have […]

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